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  • I did it again... Twice! NGD! (ESP and Gibson content)

    So, always wanted a Gibson Flying V. Finally decided to get one (even though I already bought 3 guitars during the autumn ), and being a sucker for ebony boards I went with the white one (the others have rosewood boards).

    Pimped it out rather heavily; Bareknuckle Miracle Man/Nailbomb combo with black covers, TonePros locking bridge and tailpiece, Sperzel locking tuners. I also found this funky metal pickguard on ebay that I had to have. So far so good, this was a planned purchase after all, even though it cost a little more then I had planned.

    Then today I saw an ESP Eclipse at a local guitar store. Always liked ESPs, kinda figured I'd get one someday. This was the CTS 1 FT, meaning the more Gibson-like horn in full LP thickness (55mm). It was used, but in sweet condition.

    So out of the blue I start thinking that I should buy it. Just like that. God knows I don't need more guitars, I have 9 already. And it's not exactly a cheap guitar, even slightly used. But it's gorgeous. Ebony board as well. Binding both front and back. I tell myself that should I need to sell it I won't make much of a loss, just look at it as an investment.

    15 minutes later I walk out with it in a nice ESP hardcase, slightly confused and wondering "what did I just do?".

    I think I might need professional help...







    I'm afraid some washed-out cell phone pics are all you get, for some reason I can't afford a proper camera...

  • #2
    Happy New Guitars Day! I am diggin' the pickgaurd on that V.
    LeftyTom

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    • #3
      Double congrats!

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      • #4
        That ESP is sexy. HNGsD
        Had a band, played some shows, made a CD... Got a Job - Project Studio, Fender, Gibson, Crook,Wolfgang guitars, VOX Tube amps, Ibanez Bass

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        • #5
          and
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          Member of the SG army.







          Originally Posted by ashasha


          I find that it's just cheaper to turn my **************** up louder.

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          • #6
            Ok...you are a man of fine taste in guitars.
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            Originally Posted by StankNasty


            the dream isn't in your parents' basement

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            • #7
              i love my gibby v in black, i always wanted a white one too (metallica fan right hurr)
              GEAR:
              Gibson Flying V
              American Telecaster
              Line 6 M13
              Speedster Class A "40"







              Originally Posted by B.Renegades


              I suppose a 1 channel amp would be good if you listened to only one kind of music.



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              • #8
                Happy NGD x2!!!
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                • #9
                  Man, I love that pickguard on the V!!!!!
                  My Gear:


                  2007 Carvin Bolt-T (NOW with Dimarzio Air Zone/Cruiser set)
                  2002 Les Paul Classic (with Dimarzio PAF Classics)
                  2003 MIA Standard Strat (with GFS Boston Blues)

                  1990 Randall Pro Tube 1000
                  1996 Fender Hot Rod Deluxe


                  Pedalboard:
                  Korg Pitchblack, Barber Tone Press, Bearfoot HBOD, Blackout Effectors Musket Fuzz, Bearfoot Model H, Timmy, Mooer Eleclady, Mooer Ensemble King, TC Electronics Flashback X4, TC Electronics Arena Reverb

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                  • #10
                    HNGD! I too am digging the V pick guard...nice choice.
                    "It's such a fine line between stupid and clever." – David St. Hubbins

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                    • #11
                      congratulations x 2!
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                      • #12
                        i wish white V's had white headstocks, it never bothers me when i see it in person... just in pictures for some reason (is that weird?)

                        sweet ESP, man, thats a sweet find.
                        Gibson Les Paul Jr. / Rockinbetter 330, Rickenbacker 360
                        Fender '59 Bassman RI / Sovtek mig100h / VHT lead 40
                        Russian Big Muff / DIY FY-2 "companion fuzz"







                        Originally Posted by donnie_combat


                        G&L's are the most un creative stupid pieces of crap on the planet. if you want something decent and real go for fender~

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                        • #13
                          i wish white V's had white headstocks, it never bothers me when i see it in person... just in pictures for some reason (is that weird?)

                          sweet ESP, man, thats a sweet find.


                          Thanks guys, real happy with both of them. Great guitars!

                          And no, I'm the same way! White headstock with a black truss rod cover would look nicer.

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                          • #14
                            you've turned that into a really interesting V, fantastic pickup choice, i bet it sounds like a musical earthquake. The pickguard is a cool one, i've never seen them before. I didn't like it at first but it's grown on me. Nice Eclipse too, those things are so to play.

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                            • #15
                              Those are two beautiful guitars!
                              I like what you did to the Flying V also. Great taste in pimping.
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